Events - February

Punakha Drubchen

  11 February 2019 - 13 February 2019   Punakha Dzong

Punakha Drubchen is a unique festival as it hosts the a dramatic recreation of the scene from the 17th century battle with the Tibetan army. This is one of the oldest festivals of …

Punakha Tshechu

  14 February 2019 – 15 February 2019   Punakha Dzong

The Punakha Tshechu is one of the most popular Tshechus in the country. It is held right after the popular Punakha Drubchen. The unfurling of the thongdrol (a large tapestry) of Gu…

Tharpaling Throngdrol

  19 February 2019   Tharpaling Lhakhang, Chumey, Bumthang

This popular festival in Bumthang is held annually at the Tharpaling Monastery. The main event here includes the display of a giant thongdrol (applique’ silk work with Buddhist ima…